convert PostScript "image" data into a portable graymap
see also :
width height bits/sample [imagedata]
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"image" data from a PostScript file as input.
Produces a portable graymap as output.
This program is
obsoleted by pstopnm. What follows was written before
This is a very
simple and limited program, and is here only because so many
people have asked for it. To use it you have to
manually extract the readhexstring data portion from
your PostScript file, and then give the width, height, and
bits/sample on the command line. Before you attempt this,
you should at least read the description of the
"image" operator in the PostScript Language
probably not be too hard to write a script that uses this
filter to read a specific variety of PostScript image, but
the variation is too great to make a general-purpose reader.
Unless, of course, you want to write a full-fledged
1989 by Jef Poskanzer.